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Elizabeth Cady Stanton: A Painting

“Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon.” Elizabeth Cady Stanton.  As part of my research for my book about Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, I went to the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.,  to view a … Continue reading

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Countdown

Countdown to Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s 200th birthday on 11/12: “Remember that beauty works from within, it cannot be put on and off like a garment, and it depends far more on the culture of the intellect, the tastes, sentiments, and … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton Voted in 1880

The photo is from the night last week of the public hearing and vote of the planning board, Tenafly, NJ, on the fate of the Valley Hotel where Elizabeth Cady Stanton attempted to vote on Nov. 2, 1880 with Susan … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Grandmother

Three (Henry, Margaret, Robert) of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s seven children had no children.  Daniel and Fredericka had a daughter Florence; Gerrit and Augusta adopted a daughter Hazel; Theodore and Marguerite had two daughters, a son, and a baby who died; … Continue reading

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“Walk Where They Walked”: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in Wisconsin

A woman who read Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World recently contacted me via my website: “After reading your book about their friendship, I’d love to walk where they walked, etc.  I’m from … Continue reading

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Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony’s advice to delegates at the 1895 National American Woman Suffrage Association Convention in Atlanta, Georgia: “Now, don’t all of you come to me to tell me how glad you are that I have worked for fifty years, … Continue reading

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Fabulous Experience

Fabulous experience yesterday taking granddaughter Sophie and the other terrific girls, members of Girl Scout troop 3700, to visit some New York City women’s history site. My daughter-in-law Katrin de Haen took wonderful photos. From left to right:  the display … Continue reading

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Susan B. Anthony

In writing Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World, I was struck by their use of war language, also used by their co-workers and supporters. For example, here is a description of fifty-year-old Susan … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton: The Whole Story

Imagine that you were born in 1815. Now, you would be 199 years old. So would Elizabeth Cady Stanton who really was born in 1815, on Nov. 12th.  She had bright blue eyes and brown curly hair that eventually became … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! Elizabeth Cady Stanton recalled in her “Reminiscences”  what she and her sisters would find in their stockings that “were pinned on a broomstick, laid across two chairs in front of our fireplace . . . .a little paper … Continue reading

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